Cali vs Kingston - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cali Kingston
🚶 Cost of living one person
$706
$1206
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1835
$3206
🏠 One person rent
$259
$532
🏘️ Family rent
$455
$1294
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$458
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$665
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
45
41
😀 Quality of life
52
55
🏙️ Population
2.47M
580K

The cost of living in Cali is 41% less expensive than in Kingston. Cities ranked 6788th and 4417th ($706 vs $1206) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 1st in Colombia and Jamaica, respectively. Check Colombia vs Jamaica comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 0.6 months in Kingston. Cali ranked 3rd best city to live in Colombia vs Kingston ranked 1st in Jamaica, while ranked 6105th and 5860th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs Kingston

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Cali Kingston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.68
$6.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$64.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.64
$7.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$2.25
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$3.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$1.16
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$599
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$338
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$1452
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
$1013
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43
$93.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.7
$48.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.62%
8.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1156
$2353
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1105
$1871
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26
$38.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
$26.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$4.24
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$3.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
$3.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$14
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$7.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$5.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$3.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$4.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$2.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$2.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$2.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$1.12
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.75
$1.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
$2.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$8.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.1
$7.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$7.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$3.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$71.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.46
$9.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$25.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.46
$9.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.1
$73.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$292
$237
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6411
$2149

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Cities near Cali

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$646
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$555
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$495
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$453
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$512
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$551
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$649
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$571
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$666
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$521
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$420
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$718
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$419
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$510
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$441
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$719
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$877
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$534
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$517
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$815
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$872
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$532
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$647
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$783
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$537
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$511
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$613
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$843
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$622
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$606
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$599
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$597
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$775
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$625
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$615
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$653
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$571
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$637
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$627

Cities near Kingston

Distance City Cost of living
4.4 km or 2.7 mi Half Way Tree
$1025
17 km or 11 mi Spanish Town
$751
31 km or 19 mi Linstead
$924
34 km or 21 mi Old Harbour
$699
42 km or 26 mi Port Antonio
$992
48 km or 30 mi May Pen
$764
76 km or 47 mi Mandeville
$678
131 km or 81 mi Montego Bay
$997
144 km or 90 mi Savanna-la-Mar
$1006
251 km or 156 mi Santiago de Cuba
$1529
257 km or 160 mi Yara
$2545
263 km or 164 mi Palma Soriano
$1533
265 km or 165 mi Manzanillo
$2867
268 km or 167 mi Bayamo
$2156
293 km or 182 mi Guantanamo
$1664
329 km or 205 mi Holguin
$1181
333 km or 207 mi Las Tunas
$1683
356 km or 221 mi Moa
$1901
369 km or 229 mi Anse-a-Veau
$493
395 km or 245 mi Miragoane
$492
397 km or 247 mi Camaguey
$1869
423 km or 263 mi Florida
$1769
450 km or 280 mi Saint-Marc
$497
463 km or 288 mi Gonaives
$506
468 km or 291 mi Carrefour
$515
475 km or 295 mi Port-au-Prince
$529
478 km or 297 mi Ciego de Avila
$1646
479 km or 297 mi Delmas
$503
480 km or 298 mi Petion-Ville
$508
499 km or 310 mi Moron
$1620
504 km or 313 mi George Town
$3360
520 km or 323 mi Sancti Spiritus
$1495
522 km or 324 mi Cap-Haitien
$497
544 km or 338 mi Cerca-la-Source
$493
568 km or 353 mi Placetas
$1362
593 km or 369 mi Santa Clara
$1300
594 km or 369 mi San Juan de la Maguana
$628
597 km or 371 mi Sabaneta
$709
600 km or 373 mi Cienfuegos
$1239
602 km or 374 mi Barahona
$713